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of committing. >>> gearing up for the oakland running festival. they are getting set to start in just a half hour. >>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2 i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm mike mibach. let's dive into it and get a check of the forecast. good morning, to you rosemary. >> good morning. it's a gorgeous day for a run. it's a bit of a chilly start. another round of nice mild weather into the afternoon. this could be the warmest day. i see cooler weather on the way. i'll detail your forecast and have a look at your numbers for today copping up -- coming up >>> sis pecked gunman in a -- suspected gunman in a marine bar rack shooting is from the bay area. she graduated from liberty high in brentwood. her friends say she dreamt of joining the marines and serving her country. >> we were talking about her wanting to come over and i wanted to see her. i wanted her to see my baby. the last time she saw him was when he turned one. i just missed her a lot. and we talk through facebook. i barely got messages to her phone because she was always working. >> friends speculated the shooting may
. this was a long time coming. the last time the oakland police department actually had a class of new officers go through the academy, graduate, get their badge and hit the streets, that was in 2008, while oakland's crime problem keeps going up. today 38 new police officers got their badges here in oakland pinned for the first time by chief howard jordan. the numbers are sobering. right now oakland has 611 officers on the street. so this brings that number to 649. police chief howard jordan has said he'd like to have 1,000 officers helping to bring crime down. these new officers have been in the academy for about six months and will eventually be part of a new crime fighting strategy. chief jordan announced, of neighborhood policing. one of the biggest complaints is calling in a crime and not getting the reaction they hoped for. he said the new officers will help that and boost moral. >> we're not out there alone and city made a long-term commitment to staffing the department. it will help the citizens of oakland, one of the complaints we generally get is the response time, how long it takes for
in oakland after an eight hour police stand off. the s.w.a.t. team surrounded the home on 26th avenue near international boulevard early this morning. in search of the gunman who they say opened fire a few blocks away. six people came out of the house during the stand off by 8:00 this morning the shooting suspect had surrendered. police were alerted to the system after the shooting victims were driven to the hospital. >>> seven men from sacramento county are recooperating tonight. police say the victims were shot as they were leaving a family gathering in the city of galt at around 10:30. witnesses on the scene tell investigators say saw somebody open fire from a passing car. a neighbor says this is not the first time violence has erupted in his neighborhood. >> crazy. we had some incident about five years ago when they had a shooting in the other corner. >> officials say the shooting may have been gang related. all of the victims are expected to survive. >> investigators are looking into whether reckless driving led to a fiery and fatal crash tonight between a motorcyclist and several car
. >>> oakland police working on crime. >>> and a raceway reopens one week after an accident that killed a north bay teenager. . >>> good evening, everyone. >> we begin with new developments in a nightclub shooting that left three people wounded. ktvu have confirmed the san fransisco entertainment commission has issued a 72-hour emergency suspension for nightclub 330 ritch after gunfire erupted at the club near at & t park. police are still looking for the shooters. we learn about the chaos and violence that sent club goers scrambling. >> reporter: the gunfire broke out just before 1:30 this morning at a nightclub in san fransisco, south of market. >> everybody was screaming, people running in and out, blood on the floor in the club. people falling and getting stepped on. >> reporter: it started with an argument inside the 330 ritch club. one man pulled a gun and fired. brittany williams ran outside and hid behind a car to avoid being shot. >> terrified. i have a child to go home to. this was a girl behind me what to do. i said i have no idea. >> reporter: three men were shot all from the east b
boulevard in oakland. this is a developing story and we'll get more information out to you as soon as we learn it. a family barbeque in antioch brought to a skretching hault today when a 7-year-old boy is shot in the backyard. kron four's philippe djegal shows us where this happened. and how neighbors are reacting. the antioch police say the shooter was standing on this overcrossing. overlooking this backyard, and then opened fire on a group of people have a b-b- q. at around 4-15 in the afternoon, on the 200 block of william reed drive. alfred ragonton lives with his family across the street and heard the gunfire. police say the seven year old boy was the only one injured. shot once. he was airlifted to children's hospital in oakland. but police say his wound is non-life threatening. police say no arrests have been made. the suspect is still at large. but the investigation is still on going. ragonton isn't the only one frustrated with the crime in this neighborhood. a make-shift memorial still stands on the street corner where that homicide took place. just a few homes down from janelle
a hit-and-run in oakland that killed a bicyclists police have now arrested a woman in connection with last night's crash. officers found the victim in the 2600 block of p era lta street at about 10:20. he was pronounced dead at the hospital. according to the oakland tribune the driver returned to the scene a few hours later and police took her into custody. investigators have not yet released the names of either the victim or the driver. >>> we now know the identity of a man killed in a head on crash yesterday morning on highway 54 in sonol. 46-year-old todd sherr was driving east when he crossed a double yellow line and into the path of another vehicle. sherrwood was pronounced dead at the scene. the driver and two passengers in that second car had minor injuries. >>> we have new information about a triple shooting at a san francisco nightclub. police say the shooting early yesterday morning stemmed from an argument inside the 330 rich nightclub not far from at&t park. authorities have determined one man was shot inside the club. another was shot in front of the club and the thi
>>> developing news right now in the east bay where a child has just been flown to oakland's children's hospital with gunshot wounds. >>> friends and family are stunned after a student visiting home on spring break is shot and killed in san francisco. >>> lawmakers may soon have a deal for a new sweeping immigration policy. what it means for workers in the u.s. and those trying to get into the country. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. >>> we begin tonight with developing news in the east bay. we're getting word that a shot was shot in antioch this afternoon. our crew on the scene says it appears the child was shot in the stomach at a home on william reed drive. the youngster was flown to oakland children's hospital where we got these pictures less than an hour ago. the exact circumstances of the shooting are not clear. we will update you with more information as soon as it comes in. >>> now to san francisco where police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a college student visiting family during his spring break. jade hernandez
so he can reenter a center >>> blasting back to oakland. the rocket ship has been a popular site. the ship was designed by an organization of artists funded by private doners the next display has not been determined. >> we all like sal >> just about to go to the other room. i will be back. >> i will be back. >> good morning. let's look at the commute now traffic looking good around the bay area. this is a look at the freeway and it's looking good all the way to berkeley it's a good time to be driving and the roads are relatively dry. it's dry and clear. the morning commute, westbound bay bridge, that traffic looked good with no problems, san jose looks good up to highway 17. maybe have to wait until next week before any rain comes back in. there's a possibility. you have to almost believe the ones that say no because that's how it's been there was a breeze, i apologize, i wave the white flag. 30s for a few, but a lot of 40s. the breeze has kicked in especially for sfo and more of a westerly breeze northerly breeze to 17. it's going to be a sunny day, once again, everything is loc
>>> where? where? >> ktvu has the exclusive video from an officer - involved shooting in oakland. the new information we got about the suspect overnight. >>> we are live in san francisco where hundreds are climbing the highest peak to go to a special easter service. we will take you there live straight ahead. >>> in this hour, few sprinkles falling over the bay area. what you can expect for easter sunday coming up. >>> car fire burning in oakland overnight. >>> this is "mornings on 2". >>> good morning, and welcome to "mornings on 2". i am claudine wong. it is sunday, march 31st, happy easter. >> good morning, i am mike mibach. happy easter. we will see how long the rain will last in the bay area. >> good morning to you. it is all day event. it is not going to be widespread for the entire day. we are in a lull right now. take a look at storm tracker two. few sprinkles over the bay area. and east bay and/or linda seeing a few light -- and or linda in the center and will be passing over the bay by this afternoon. bring scattered showers and possibility of more thunderstorms. we wil
be reconciled with the house version. >>> oakland police work to crackdown on crime and they are not alone. the outside forces now assisting to keep the streets seattle . >>> we have new developments in the fight to keep the sacramento kings from leaving. sacramento mayor kevin johnson today tweeted that a preliminary deal had been reached to keep the team from moving to seattle. reporter tom duhain is live from sacramento with more on the plan to keep the kings in california. >> reporter: that is right the city manager came here to sacramento city hall to brief reporters on the newly arranged deal. he said it was a milestone reached after a lot of hard work and it will be part of what they hope is a strong package to be presented to the nba owners next month. the city manager said for sacramento the arena deal is about more than basketball. >> i am happy to be able to announce that we have reached an agreement. >> reporter: the city manager says he is very pleased that the team investors would develop, operate and maintain an 18500-seat sports and entertain complex in the downtown plaza.
, the oakland a's will be one of the first teams to debut a new app that gives fans the option to upgrade seats mid game. major league baseball's app searches for empty sets and gets users the option to upgrade their seat for a fee. it goes when sates are unsold or the season ticketholders are a no show. prices have not been set according to the chronical but any additional sales for otherwise unusualed seats is considered a win for the team. >>> a group of hackers are trying expose records at oakland city hall with the blessing of city officials. as mike reports, it's part of a larger nationwide project to make city data more accessible for everyone. everyone. >> reporter: this is a picture of oakland radical today. >> picking up the title. >> reporter: some two dozen hackers meeting tonight working on making city records more accessible and getting help from at least two city hall officials there, as well. it's called open oakland and part of a national effort called code for america. >> i used to be occupied. >> reporter: miguel a freelance of the ware developer was one of them. >> th
on a house in the oakland hills. it happened around 3:30 this morning on oakwood drive, the tree estimated to be 75 foot tall crashed down on the corner of the roof. the downed tree also brought traffic on oakwood drive to a stop. firefighters say they do not know what caused that tree to fall. >>> an investigation is underway into a crash involving a scooter and a santa clara county sheriffs patrol car. the accident happened before 12:30 this morning in the area of west heading street and the alameda. investigators are trying to determine if one of the drivers may have run a red light. two people on the it scooter were taken to the hospital but their injuries are not believed to be serious. the deputy in the patrol car was not hurt. the vehicle sustained damage to the right front bumper. a couple of san francisco police cars will be out of action after an unusual crash. officers were investigating an argument on the 4000 block of mission street. police say pickup truck sideswiped a patrol car, sending it into a second police car. witnesses say officers had to scramble to avoid getting hit
of workers here in oakland but also in san leandro and hayward and livermore, formed picket lines. the strike ended at 8:00 a.m. but the effects could be felt all day. >> most people in oakland were probably sound asleep when hundreds of employees put on their vests and refused to go to work. >> it sent a strong message that this company is not going to be above the law and people will call when there is this kind of problem. >> for example, the international long shoremen union spokesman says that waste management is using e verify illegally and picking on immigrant workers. the company says the claim is unfounded. >> the company wasn't supposed to use it without consulting with workers. they violated that rule. they also used it improperly. that resulted in workers losing their jobs. it is also being used by the company to try and threaten and intimidate workers when we instituteed e verify and identified some employees who did not have the proper requirements to be employed, they were given time to go and correct it, and provide documentation. they had six to eight months to do that. they
happened this morning. it was at 3:00 a.m. hundreds of workers here in oakland but also in san leandro and hayward and livermore, formed picket lines. the strike ended at 8:00 a.m. but the effects could be felt all day. >> most people in oakland were probably sound asleep when hundreds of employees put on their vests and refused to go to work. >> it sent a strong message that this company is not going to be above the law and people will call when there is this kind of problem. >> for example, the international long shoremen union spokesman says that waste management is using e verify illegally and picking on immigrant workers. the company says the claim is unfounded. >> the company wasn't supposed to use it without consulting with workers. they violated that rule. they also used it improperly. that resulted in workers losing their jobs. it is also being used by the company to try and threaten and intimidate workers when we instituteed e verify and identified some employees who did not have the proper requirements to be employed, they were given time to go and correct it, and provide do
, volunteers from an oakland church were out picking up trash today as kpix 5's patrick sedillo shows us they believe it's a positive first step to preventing crime. >> if you go to tracy as a baby -- >> it's pretty bad out there. pretty commuted. >> reporter: the other city by the bay. oakland streets are lined with trash along international boulevard. >> something needs to happenner. >> reporter: something is. this crew of 30 volunteers are out in the streets today. on their own time, led by bishop bob jackson from ax gospel church. >> so much trash and garbage in our beautiful city and we've had enough. >> watch out for needles. >> reporter: and gathered it in front of the bishop's church. in order to be picked up later. he says that urban blight adds to bad behavior. >> the city manager robert bob had a saying, he said where there's grime, there's crime. where there's a lot of grime, there's a lot of crime. >> reporter: he blames the proliferation of fast food restaurants and lack of trash receptacles in the city as working with city leaders to get more of them out there. >> we all n
to help after two cars crashed in oakland and one tumbled down an embankment this morning on westbound 580. initial chp reports are that people were trapped in the white car you see here. crews did manage to free the victims, and we're told no one was seriously hurt. no word on what caused the crash. >>> developing news out of oakland. police are questioning several people after a double shooting killed one person and left another injured. shots broke out at a home around 1:30 this morning. two victims showed up at the hospital, one of the men died, the other is in serious condition tonight. oakland's s.w.a.t. surrounded the crime scene, a standoff ensued for nearly ten hours, and then police handcuffed and removed several people from the house. >> trying to figure out what really took place here. this is an active investigation. we're not sure what happened earlier today but we're looking to see whether or not the people that were detained were involved in the incident. >> it's not clear if the suspected shooter was among those detained. this killing is oakland's 18th 18th homicide of the
and probation violation. the victim suffered from swelling and cuts. >> in oakland this morning. an easter weekend treat for elephants at the oakland zoo. visitor get the fun of feeding the packaderms with fresh produce. its part of the bi-annual "feast for the beasts" event at the oakland zoo. the first 250 guests will be allowed to enter the elephant enclosure before they're fed. today also marks the opening of a new exhibit at the zoo called "animals of the trees". >> a tiger cub born last month at the san francisco zoo will make her first public debut today. these are photos of the sumatran tiger dubbed "the cub". she is about five weeks old and has been kept out of the public's view so she and her mother could spend some time bonding. "the cub" will be on display at the lion house at one this afternoon. >> coming up on kron 4 news [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he tal
accused of killing two police officers. >>> we're live in oakland where hundreds of waste management employees have walked off the job. we'll tell you what is going on here and how it may effect your garbage and recycling services. when morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's friday, march 15th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. rosemary orozco is in for steve today with the weather. how does it look? >> we are looking pretty nice. our unseasonably warm, warm weather will take a hit. but we will be above average by the time we slide into your weekend. we are waking up with patchy fog. low and high clouds. patchy fog low but not thick. into the afternoon i do see a minor temperature drop and a cooling trend for your weekend. farther out i see rain. good morning, sal. >>> we are looking at highway 24. it looks pretty good there. between walnut creek and oakland it should be a decent drive. also the morning commute it looks pretty good if you are driving on 580 now. this is a big rig that caught fire earlier
show most of us cooler than yesterday other than san francisco and oakland and the airport is one degree warmer and half moon bay is two degrees warmer. the lack of clouds means the temperatures are going to run cooler but they are not that bad. the cool spot is napa at 4. novato and santa rosa at 41. legates at 44 and fremont is at 43 right now. concord is 49 and hayward is 47. 56 in antioch and mountain view at 50 and oakland at 53. throughout the day, we will see thinner clouds. we will see more sunshine. temperatures will be like yesterday. through the holiday weekend, we will have high clouds and sunshine tomorrow. we will have breezes on saturday and sunday with the temperatures tapering headed into monday. >> good morning, everyone, happy friday. the situation in livermore is improving at the big-rig fire but is in the reverse commute direction eastbound 580 at airway saying only one lane is blocked. that is an improvement. it was blocking three right lanes. they still issuing a sig-alert and westbound is not bad at this hour. we have a car in a ditch in san leandro area, n
problems on 880 in oakland. you can see that traffic is looking good in both directions. we've had some slowing. livermore valley, and the altamont pass coming into the main part of livermore, we've had a lot of fender-benders. i think a lot of people are on the road there. when you reach the 680 interchange, it's better. let's go to sal. >>> we have good visibility. patchy high clouds, patchy low clouds. today is the tweener day. we'll get some cloudy skies in here and then wednesday. sunny, high clouds, cloudy with rain developing. the testimony will probably weaken considerly, maybe .75. any rain after the system? no. one and done. that's been the pattern since january. the trend is your friend. we'll get one system that i'm standing in front of. it looks good. it is good. it has more show than good. we'll still get some rain out of it. had it has some midlatitude moisture. we'll get the clouds later today. mostly sunny and then turning cloudy to mostly cloudy by this afternoon. cool to mild. cool near the coast. temperatures inland will still be in the upper 60s, low 70s. baseball w
on 880 in oakland. you can see that traffic is looking good in both directions. we've had some slowing. livermore valley, and the altamont pass coming into the main part of livermore, we've had a lot of fender-benders. i think a lot of people are on the road there. when you reach the 680 interchange, it's better. let's go to sal. >>> we have good visibility. patchy high clouds, patchy low clouds. today is the tweener day. we'll get some cloudy skies in here and then wednesday. sunny, high clouds, cloudy with rain developing. the testimony will probably weaken considerly, maybe .75. any rain after the system? no. one and done. that's been the pattern since january. the trend is your friend. we'll get one system that i'm standing in front of. it looks good. it is good. it has more show than good. we'll still get some rain out of it. had it has some midlatitude moisture. we'll get the clouds later today. mostly sunny and then turning cloudy to mostly cloudy by this afternoon. cool to mild. cool near the coast. temperatures inland will stil
with local reaction. >> reporter: it's still quiet in oakland, weekday mass starts at 7:10 this morning. so many in the bay area watched and followed the election of pope francis at the vatican a day ago, local residents learned of his prior work as arch beneficiary off of buenos aires, his work with the poor, the first pope from latin america. he will be contending with controversial social issues of the west, such as gay marriage, women's rights, abortion and contraception. some hope he will bring much needed change to the catholic church. others say don't expect too much in terms of a shift on many hot button social issues. >> he takes a bus to work, said no to the papal palace, his real solidarity is with the poor. he's on the social justice issues but firm in the teaching of the church on the full issues, like gay marriage, abortion, contraception, which i know is not what a lot of people want to see. >> reporter: for so many catholics the election was a time of celebration that will feature in masses today around the bay area, including a special thanksgiving mass at st. mary's in san
and we are pushing five inches and the deficit in san francisco, oakland and santa rosa and san brew flow and 3" to 4 itch -- 4 itch at livermore. mid-60's and around 70 if the bay and partly sunny at the coast and upper 50's. it will be cooler county but, city, warmer-than-average through the next three days but the coast will be in the 50's. i will have the rain in the seven-day outlook. sue? >> updates, livermore, big rig, sig-alert. it is finally cleared. that is good news. it was in the reverse commute direction, that is good news but now it is clear and you can see from the sensors the traffic is slow over the altamont pass to livermore, you are looking at 26 or 27 minutes from tracy to dublin/pleasanton area. northbound 880, the entire freeway will the shutdown for new bart tracks with the detour in place on sunday morning. >> in tech news, cupertino's apple has new competition in the hot spat moan -- hot smartphone market. the new galaxy is lighter and slimmer than previous ones with that is called a cutting edge camera. it makes apple's inphone look like yesterday's hot smartphon
day which encourages youth to turn in guns and gang-related item. >>> oakland's police chief told residents that the department's recent crackdown on crime is working. ktvu's jade hernandez tells that the tactics that the chief credit for the crime reduction. >> reporter: inside this church, oakland mayor quan addressed people in an open forum about crime this morning. lo police chief howard jordan says his department has already seen a shift in east oakland shootings dropped nearly 30%, homicide by 42% and he pointed to the arrests, three weeks ago, with help of federal agents of at least 16 people and more than 20 search warrants targeting the east oakland case gang and to maintain this newfound peace on the streets, 38 new police officers from yesterday's first academy graduation in four years. another vital tool the community and its clergy. >> the one strength we have is that they understand what it takes to police the city. >> what is really important is that law enforcement is not standing alone. >> revenue doctorcummings is collaborative with the department for nearly a
is considering relocating our business out oakland. >> that is right i should not have to do that oakland is my home. i want to do my business here, work here, and live here. >> merchants say they have no idea who or why they're being targeted. they just want it to stop. >> from pinole police are hoping someone will recognize this man in this sketch. they say he tried to kidnap a 12 year-old girl and she was walking home from school last week. it described as a white 19-20 year-old male, fan, a slick that short hair with a brown goatee and a piercing and one each of his eyebrows. >> police have identified the man was killed last week that the rich and bart station at 34 year-old raymond harris. >> harris was gunned down last thursday night outside the richmond bart station. this is video from the scene. bart police say witnesses reported seeing one or two men running from the station but no arrests have been made. police said the shooting was sparked after an altercation. the fatal shooting was the third homicide of the year in richmond. last year the city, recorded its lowest number of slaying
to him. >> they say gary fite is 5'8", 180 pounds and ties to oakland, vallejo antioch and reno, nevada >> katie: new this morning, two east bay police agencies are trading cash for guns today. fremont police are holding a gun buy-back for residents of fremont, newark and pittsburg police will buy guns from pittsburg or bay point residents. up to $1200 will be paid for rifles, shotguns and handguns. assault weapons are worth $300 until the money runs out. both take place between 10:00 to 3:00. fremont event is at the fire department training facility. pittsburg event is on city hall. guns must be unloaded and transported in the trunk of your car. >> in pinole they are investigating a scary kidnapping that happened in broad daylight. a 12-year-old girl told her parents a man on appian way asked her if she wanted a ride. when the girl said no, she claims the man grabbed her wrist but managed to escape. the man is described as young and thin with short hair and a piercing in his right eyebrow. >> the state department of social services has shut down the livermore day-care center pending an
on the bart oakland airport connector. roadway is to be closed in a few hours and it will be closed between hegenberger and will be using a crane to move large pieces of connector. a detour will be put into place to help drivers maneuver around the closure. >>> it's our honor to be here tonight. >> an awards ceremony for some big-names in sports and how this celebration will benefit future bay area athletes. >>> going off the cuff, the newly-elected pope francis breaks away from his prepared speech today. the details that he revealed about his new pos. >>barack obama, you lied. >> sarah palin throws jabs at president and uses a big gulp to make a big statement. new at 10:00 numerous professional athletes all came out of one small athletic league in oakland and tonight 1 of the legs from that league were unducted into the first- class of the oakland eight league's hall of fame and patti lee was there to how it not only honored the professionals, but gave back to inspire athletes. >> jamhines, twogume gold medalist and first human to break 10 seconds in the 100 had the meter dash was recog
of the oakland a's. last year them going to the playoffs had to be the biggest story in all of baseball, why nobody from management to the players think it was a fluke. we are coming right back after this. >>> new tonight at 6:00 p.m., cruelty in the prison system? >> making noise in downtown oakland, the fight underway for inmates who say they are being tortured. >> and they lost their only child in the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> unstable gunman changed our lives. >> the plea these parents have for the bay area brightest, tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. i really like your new jetta! and you want to buy one like mine because it's so safe, right? yeah... yeah... i know what you've heard -- iihs top safety pick for $159 a month -- but, i wish it was more dangerous, like a monster truck or dune buggy!
. police say gary casdell fite is 5'8", 180 pounds and he has ties to oakland, vallejo, antioch and reno, nevada. reporting from the west county detention center in richmond, i'm allen wong, abc7 news. >> new this morning, two east bay police agencies are trading cash for guns today. fremont police are holding a gun buy back for residents of fremont, newark and union city and pittsburg police will buy guns from pittsburgh or bay point residents. proof of residency is required. up to $200 will be paid for rifles, shotguns and handguns. assault weapons are forth $300 until the money runs out. those events take place from 10:00 this morning until 3:00 in the afternoon. the fremont event will take place at the fire department training facility on stevenson boulevard. the pittsburgh event is at city hall on pacific avenue. guns must be unloaded and transported in the trunk of your car. >>> in pinole police are investigating a scary attempted kidnapping that happened in broad daylight. a twelve-year-old girl told her a man asked her if she wanted a ride when she walked home from school yesterd
federal grant to create a task force of sheriff's deputies, oakland police and the chp to help make up for oakland's under staffed department and get a handle on criminals creating problems throughout the region. >> criminals in oakland just don't stay in oakland. they use the 880 corridor to go in and out of other cities. >> they have the crime problem but it's the criminals don't recognize borders. >> reporter: police chief ken james says 95% of emeryville crime is committed by people of other cities, often oakland. >> if we need extra help for a problem area, there are 90 experienced officers we can call on to give us a hand. i can't think of any chief that would say this is a bad idea. >> reporter: he says he will have his team ready to spear head the effort. >> we think that if we can have a direct approach on targeted areas we will be successful. >> reporter: congress woman barbara lee is behind the plan and she is doing her best to secure the federal funds. he would like to get the task force on the street right away realistically he says it will take at least a year and a half
's death on interstate 580 in oakland. the victim was hit by a car, but it is not clear how he wound up in the traffic lanes. investigators aren't sure if he tried to run across the freeway or if he may have fallen from the overpass. a special traffic alert was issued at 1:00 this morning. while the white three lanes were shut down for the investigation. all lanes reopened just after two. >>> the hunt for a san jose murder suspect is now state-wide. police are looking for 25-year-old juan ramirez, who is wanted in friday's fatal stabbing of his ex-girlfriend abc7 news reporter lisa amin guleziana has the story. >> reporter: they arrived with candles, crosses and condolences. they are mourning the loss of their friend and family member, sandra gonzales. the young mother was stabbed to death a few feet from her home on north first street. now the manhunt is on for juan ramirez, the ex-boyfriend. he's 29 years old. >> the suspect and the victim had a dating relationship that ended up two years ago. he's apparently been trying to talk our victim for the last double years, multiple encounter
in oakland and i understand hundreds of workers are walking the picket line. >> reporter: the protestors have been out here since 3:00 a.m. this morning. you can see they have quite a turnout here at the 98th avenue location in oakland. hundreds of union workers from the international long shore and warehouse union. they want better wages and safer work conditions. we just talked with one man who worked for waste management for 23 years. he tells us it's not easy to give up a whole days wages but he says this is an important fight. >> it's a struggle for them. this job is dangerous. you have to be very careful not to get hurt. it's a struggle but they are fed up. we're just fed up and we're going to continue to do this until they finally respect us. >> reporter: waste management employees are protesting at three locations today. this is a look at the san leandro facility on davis street. union workers are also protesting at the altamont landfill east of livermore. we just talked with a spokesperson from waste management he told us he was very surpr
, of the u.n. to get the umbrellas out later to the apparent>> developing story out of oakland this morning. police have set up a perimeter to try and make contact with a dangerous suspect. this is happening in the 14-hundred block of 25th avenue in oakland's fruitvale district. we'll bring you the latest on this story as details >> there's been another bad crash at a racetrack. this time in marysville. that's about 40 miles north of sacramento. and this one was fatal. authorities say two people were killed when a speeding race car ran off the track and into the pit area. the victims are identified as a 68-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy. they were part of the pit crew. and officials say they had a right to be in the area, but no more details were revealed about their >> you'll recall, a crash last month at the daytona international speedway in florida. dozens of people were injured when one of the racecars hit the wall, sending debris flying into the stands. officials there have since reinforced the protective fence. >> in berkeley. two people are recovering this morning after a robbery
arrested a man who tried to escape by swimming the oakland estuary last night. deputies spotted a stolen car in the parking lot of the oakland aquatic center. deputies say the driver took off, leading them on a chase down embarquadero before hitting a u.p.s. truck, jumped out of the car, swam the oakland estuary and hid on a boat before he was arrested. >> there's a backup on the toll plaza every morning, most cars head straight through toll lanes, we're looking at it live, in the minutes before 10:00 some drivers are pulling off to the side of the road. they are hoping to save a couple dollars by waiting for the price to drop from $6 to $4 at 10:00 but they are breaking the law and risk getting a $200 ticket. >> i didn't know anything about that. >> two bucks a day is a lot of money but don't pull over. >>> time now 435. >> good morning, brian and pam. we're doing well. traffic is doing nicely on 80 westbound as you drive let's say to the macarthur maze, traffic is doing nicely. the morning commute looks good. some lanes are closed, they are doing a little bit of road work but there's
. >> this morning, oakland police continue to question several people in connection with the latest homicide. a man was shot to death, another was seriously hurt yesterday morning. officers surrounded a home on 25th avenue and international boulevard where they believed the suspect was holed up. they arrested a man. they detained at least since other people after a ten-hour stand off. a person drove the two victims to the hospital. one of the victims died. this is the 18th homicide of the year in oak. >> firefighters are letting a delta wildfire burn uncontrolled. they say it does not pose a threat on lower sherman island where the second meadow rivers comes together with the san joaquin. you can see thick black smoke in the air. the fire department is letting it bun because it will be difficult to reach and no person or building is threatened. the smoke drifted over antioch bringing down soot and ashes. >> you could clearly see big ash that was coming down with all the soot, in my hair, in my backyard, all over my dog. >> local hospitals have not reported breathing problems from the smoke. >>the o
commute hours. our news reporter is live at the bart station in oakland. how is it going so far, amy? >> kristen, we have not seen major problems but the debate is raging on. bart is trying to make it more comfortable for everyone, trying to make this work. but bicycle riders say they realize it is crowd asked they worried about tonight saying the evening commute is when it really is jammed up in there. >> bicycles are allowed on bart trains at any hour this week but that does not necessarily mean they welcome. >> they are constantly in the way and they take up two or three chairs. you commute around 5:00, it is not a good idea to have them. it is really crowded. >> officials say they have reconfigured the trains to try and create more space for bicycle riders and will try out the new space this week during a test run. even during the busy commute bicycles are allowed on board this week. >> some we removed, we also took out the windshields in many of our cars so you can see when you ride a bart train that the areas near the car doors are much more filled with room. >> bicycle riders
, 200 for assault type weapons. >> new tonight at 5:00, city leaders in oakland are continuing their grassroots campaign to promote public safety. the town hall meeting took place the mayor and the police chief outlined the city's progress in addressing the citizens' concerns. the chief says a lot of the feedback so far is people just want have a friendlier relationship with officers. >> just to enter act more with the community, which i don't think is asking too much. and i definitely support what they're asking, something we're working on internally to fix. >> ama: the final meeting is scheduled for april 2nd 27th >> a look at the local women leaders who got together today on the peninsula and how they plan to inspire future generations. >> the past ask the future of the rome ran catholic church comes face-to-face, what pope francis and his predecessor did in their historic meeting. >> leigh: a nice spring day today but showers return next week. we'll lo >> ama: arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of a restaurant fire in the financial district. firefighters
quiet in oakland, weekday mass starts at 7:10 this morning. so many in the bay area watched and followed the election of pope francis at the vatican a day ago, local residents learned of his prior work as arch beneficiary off of buenos aires, his work with the poor, the first pope from latin america. he will be contending with controversial social issues of the west, such as gay marriage, women's rights, abortion and contraception. some hope he will bring much needed change to the catholic church. others say don't expect too much in terms of a shift on many hot button social issues. >> he takes a bus to work, said no to the papal palace, his real solidarity is with the poor. he's on the social justice issues but firm in the teaching of the church on the full issues, like gay marriage, abortion, contraception, which i know is not what a lot of people want to see. >> reporter: for so many catholics the election was a time of celebration that will feature in masses today around the bay area, including a special thanksgiving mass at st. mary'
and there are no reports of damage. >>> deputies arrested a man who tried to escape by swimming the oakland estuary last night. deputies spotted a stolen car in the parking lot of the oakland aquatic center. deputies say the driver took off, leading them on a chase down embarquadero before hitting a u.p.s. truck, jumped out of the car, swam the oakland estuary and hid on a boat before he was arrested. >> there's a backup on the toll plaza every morning, most cars head straight through toll lanes, we're looking at it live, in the minutes before 10:00 some drivers are pulling off to the side of the road. they are hoping to save a couple dollars by waiting for the price to drop from $6 to $4 at 10:00 but they are breaking the law and risk getting a $200 ticket. >> i didn't know anything about that. >> two bucks a day is a lot of money but don't pull over. >>> time now 435. >> good morning, brian and pam. we're doing well. traffic is doing nicely on 80 westbound as you drive let's say to the macarthur maze, traffic is doing nicely. the morning commute looks good. some l
, the temperatures are at 49 in san francisco, and oakland and san jose and walnut creek all at 48 and palo alto is 43 and mill valley is 42. the san mateo bridge is foggy yesterday and now it just looks hazy, the temperature running in santa rosa and napa at 43 and fairfield at 49 and hayward at 48 and dress for 44 degrees in los gatos right now. as we head into the afternoon hours we will still have the high clouds and sunshine but it will be thinner than yesterday and our highs are above average today. be partly cloudy tonight with limited fog likely and the wet mid-week weather is still in the forecast. here is down in san jose, right near h.p. pavilion, three degrees warmer in redwood city and san jose. 68 and 70. it will be 66 today in san francisco and four degrees warmer-than-average. it will be extend in oakland. livermore will be 74. the sun will set at about 7:17. we have low-to-mid 70's for most of the valley, and sunnyvale and cupertino are at 69 and santa cruz is at 72 degrees. mid-to-upper 60's if most of the peninsula and the exception is men low pack at 71. clouds are more stubb
forecast, including what's going on in oakland for this morning's running festival. good luck runners! a full marathon kicking off at 7:30 this morning. >>> president obama is back in the white house this morning following his four-day trip to the middle east. the president met with the leaders of israel, jordan and the palestinian authority during his visit in what has been hailed as a diplomatic breakthrough. he persuaded israel to apologize to turkey for a commando raid three years ago that killed nine activists. >>> the debate in washington over guns, same-sex marriage and immigration rages on. coming up on "this week" it's a clash of the titans. the powerhouse round table takes on the issue. don't miss abc's "this week" with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. >>> the lights are back on across the bay this morning after they went out for an hour last night on purpose. it was part of a global effort to encourage people to think about conservation. abc7 news reporter centering joaquin tonna has the details onert earth hour. >> 1:30 the demand towers of the golden gate
is going to be moving well on westbound 24 as you drive through between walnut creek and oakland through the tunnel. let's go back to the desk. glance we are continuing to follow that breaking news in san francisco where a driver lost control and plowed right into a house in the bay view hunters point neighborhood. tara moriarty just spoke with a woman who lives in that house. it was quite a wakeup call. tara. >> reporter: it really was. the people who live here thought an earthquake had just struck. you can see on the side of the house where the damage is there is a hole there through the rock and it goes into the garage. police according to them it was most likely a drunk driver. at 4:00 this morning the driver slammed into the home on the corner. witnesses couldn't tell if the person was a man or woman but they appeared to if latino or pacific islander. the impact of the crash was enough to put a hole through the house and damage items inside the garage. >> reporter: was it scary? >> yes. my daughter came running into the room talking about there's an earthquake and she wanted to get
through between walnut creek and oakland through the tunnel. let's go back to the desk. glance we are continuing to follow that breaking news in san francisco where a driver lost control and plowed right into a house in the bay view hunters point neighborhood. tara moriarty just spoke with a woman who lives in that house. it was quite a wakeup call. tara. >> reporter: it really was. the people who live here thought an earthquake had just struck. you can see on the side of the house where the damage is there is a hole there through the rock and it goes into the garage. police according to them it was most likely a drunk driver. at 4:00 this morning the driver slammed into the home on the corner. witnesses couldn't tell if the person was a man or woman but they appeared to if latino or pacific islander. the impact of the crash was enough to put a hole through the house and damage items inside the garage. >> reporter: was it scary? >> yes. my daughter came running into the room talking about there's an earthquake and she wanted to get in the bed w
of the east bay but not here in lafayette. it's nice and clear between walnut creek and oakland. you can see traffic that moves well to the tunnel. when you get to the other side you will see thick fog. some dense fog on the bridge itself and a little bit at the toll plaza. the metering lights usually gone on at 6:15 which is interesting to see if we'll have big crowd today. this is a look at northbound and southbound 280 on their map system. you can see the traffic is light there. not a lot of lot of yellow and red spots. let's go to steve. >>> all right, sal. we're in the city. and lincoln center up above that fog. there is definitely fog around coast and bay. visibility near zero in some spots. brent said clear sky there is. and he's dusting off the hawaiian shirt. i can't blame you. mid 70s out in the inland area. the is definitely in place. below though don't be deceived even though it will be mostly sunny here today. it will give us a lot of cloud cover and it will give us rain and thunderstorms. a very warm pattern away from the coast and no
teacher aides. oakland unified could cut 65 administrators. and 11 non-tenured teachers. alum rock is giving out 87 preliminary notices -- 78 to teachers. antioch may cut 13 teachers. redwood city. 8 certified positions may be eliminated - including school nurses and counselors. and for fremont, san jose unified, walnut creek and palo alto unified -- those districts say *no pink slips have been sent out. some of the teachers receiving these notices are all too familiar with them. in fact, some have been receiving them for years. the next big deadline is may 15th. that's when school administrators will send out finalized pink slips. new tonight at 8-- an emotional vigil tonight for three victims of a deadly drunk driving crash in daly city. kron 4's alecia reid has reaction from grieved family members. new developments tonight -- the pain is too fresh this was at the location of the accident and people were extremely upset. >> i could not be comforted by should it be the one that died not my will never see my little girl or my little boy's the family is still grieving family is goin
. prosecutors say he coached baseball in oakland and palo alto and run as traveling baseball club -- runs a traveling baseball club. >> part of golden gate park was shut down this afternoon after a man discovered a hand grenade. >> the bomb squad was called out and blew up the device. a man found it at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon while using a metal detector. >> i flagged down a park guy. he was driving by after i found it. i flagged him down. everybody says yeah, that is a grenade. >> no one was hurt and the park reopened after 3:30 p.m. >>> woman has been reunited with her two young sons who were kidnapped and held in mexico since 2011. the loys have now -- the boys have now been returned to their mother. authorities say a couple promised to bring them to her in the united states but instead kidnapped them. the fbi found them and arrested the couple. >>> fight is forcing a man from his home after he tried to find a way to pay his mortgage. ktvu's rob roth is live in oakland. >> reporter: this afternoon this house in east oakland was sold for 183,000 by a bank, even though the owner lived h
in areas like santa rosa. clear lake. 67 in san rafael. east bay, oakland, fremont 68. inland areas up to 70s in concord. and livermore. here is a look at the accu-weather forecast. temperatures coming up into mid-70s range, slight dip monday, tuesday. wednesday... doesn't look promising. slight possibility of showers and a chance of rain thursday into friday. we keep pushing it back so... owe prospects for rain are not looking promising now. >> up next, the google contest for children across the nation to show off their artistic side. >> pope francis surprises yet another person with his behaviors. >> tell kids to go doodle. >> yes. it's time for the doodle google contest. submigs being accepted and students from kindergarten to 12th grade encouraged to create a design. you're looking at winners from past two years. this year's ep theme my best day ever. >> yes. play less, doodle more. talking about creatist. a 9-year-old girl it to prove her brothers wrong. >> she's a fund raising machine. the third grader wants to create a role-playing game and wanted to pay for it herself. her brot
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